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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> so, are poinsettias toxic to your pets? when you have a rebate, do you get charged tax on the original or discounted price? is it worth it to get the l.e.d. holiday rights instead of the traditional ones? time for ask liz. the first question comes from e-mail and emily is wondering, liz, if the popular poinsettia plant is actually toxic to her pets? >> we found your answer at the american society for the prevention of cruelty to animals. the poinsettia plants are not. the deadly flower's legend has them to be. it doesn't mean you want your pets to eat them. consuming poinsettia's may cause mild gastrointestinal problems. keeping it out of your pets reach is a good idea. >>> the next question is from ralph. he's been out holiday shopping, bought a tv that came with an instant rebate. the store charged him a sales tax on the original price of the tv instead of the discounted price. he's wondering why? >> why is that? the comptroller of maryland said the tax you pay is based on the type of coupon or rebate you use. typically, if you use a manufacturer's rebate, pay the sal
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm EST
more about tax advantage tax savings plan. ♪ >>> they came out of the gate last week and led the giants 14-0 in the first half. welcome to "redskins showtime" i'm chick hernandez. after a season-long drought in the first quarter the
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a study that could turn enforcement to the alcohol beverage control department. 5 5:04 now. heads up if you are parking along the d.c. street car corridor in northeast d.c. police will begin ticketing drivers who are not parking properly. this is happening along "h" street from union station to benning road in northeast. transportation reporter add ak tuss is live. >> reporter: as if it isn't hard enough to park all across the city, now we have to relearn how to park in this section of the city. see this white line here? all the cars have to be behind this white line on "h" street because, yeah, the street car tracks are right there and you need enough clearance to let the street cars go through. now it's important to note that street cars have not started running here yet but the testing process is expect ed to start i the coming weeks. ddot leaders starting this ticket i ticketing and towing campaign to get drivers used to parking he
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
to keep government going and on the debt ceiling. we are going to see again and again a tax on obama care. they have more political power as you implied because the rollout has been so terrible. even though things are better today, 300,000 people went on the site. we watched a man in d.c. try to do it and he got a screen saying sorry, we are really busy. it's not what you are supposed to be seeing on december 2nd. back to you. >> thanks, steve. >>> a new lottery system began for food truck operators. popular spots are being reserved through a lottery. district officials say the goal is to help control eight of the most sought after locations. now the vendors can keep their spot for 30 days, then it's up for grabs, again. >> the benefits now of food trucks are going to come to customers and, you know, the city is going to recognize tax revenue and permanent revenue. it worked out well with respect to the restaurants as well. we are pleased th ed that it's happened the way it has. >> trucks that don't participate in the latry can still sell food but have to stay away from these designations
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:05am EST
to pay for tax and shipping. then it will show the rating -- they have no rating at the top four. do i want to use them? i want something more reliable even though it's a few more dollars more. and search for, say, a barbie dreamhouse play set. $128 on line is the best price. $159 nearby. and it shows you all the different options. >> right. >> will they include shipping? >> all right. hold on -- >> yeah, all the shipping prices are here as well as the tax. then they total it for you. they bottom line it. >> you are a delight. >> thank you. >> you are a delight. thanks for having me. >> and we don't use that word lightly. do you know who we delight? we adore this lady. best-selling author from hollywood. she is big-time. she finishes off her trilogy coming up after this. ♪ you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? i'd say happier than a bodybuilder directing traffic. he does look happy. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i have a big meeting when
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:20am EST
of comprehensive jobs bill, of getting some kind of infrastructure, of getting tax reform which is what businesses say they'll need, he may have to use the next three years to make it work, and this may be what he's left with as his big legacy issue. >> but you write it's not just about the website. there are a lot of challenges ahead about will this thing float? >> the website is not fixed, either, particularly on the backhand. you have to deliver the information to theinsurer and you're not getting accurate information to them. they don't know who is signing up. that's the big problem, young people not signing up right now in the numbers they have to to make this work long term, so you'll see problems with people not just losing their insurance policies but beginning to see what these narrow networks in these new policies. i can't keep my doctor, and by the way, maybe the price is not going up in 2014 by policy but by 2015, and that politics is going to roll out and hurt the democrats. >> going on the offensive as he did this week, it certainly plee pleases the base. is it enough to change the i
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
are going to come to customers and, you know, the city is going to recognize tax revenue and permanent revenue. it worked out well with respect to the restaurants as well. we are very pleased that it has happened the way it has. >> truck that is don't participate in the lottery can sell food on district streets but they have to stay at least 200 feet away from the designated locations and pay the parking meter fees. cars will also be ticketed if they park in a vendors reserved spot. >>> up in the sky, changes could be coming to the city's skyline. monday, a congressional hearing takes place about updating the district's building height law that has been around for more than 100 years. it requires buildings to be no taller than the streets they are facing. officials want to allow taller buildings for the growth going on downtown. the planning commission voted for no major changes. >> interesting. looking up today, all we saw, clouds. >> clouds, but -- >> no rain or anything. >> no, no, no. we are not going have big storms, either. up, down, up, down. this week, we are going back up. han
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
merchandise theft inflates prices. >> it's a hidden tax. they are paying because shoplifting is ongoing. >> it doesn't mean due process should be taken away. >> reporter: he chairs the consumer affairs committee. stores have a right to sue. charging a fine while he or she is being held captive is an overreach, even if there's evidence of theft. >> certainly doesn't mean any individual should be extorted. no one should have to pay money on the spot because a store has taken them into custody. >> macy's didn't share a written policy they have for detaining shoplifters or demanding on the spot payment, however they told nbc new york staff is prohibits from using coercioerciocoercion. >>> a warhol painting of kim kardashian may come true. he made a deal with monica warhol. she's making the painting happen like her famous cousin, she makes silkscreen works from photographs. when asked about painting kardashian, she said she's famous for nothing, andy would have loved her. >>> a puppy learned a hard lesson about chasing squirrels. the pipe was small. too tight a squeeze for this little guy. t
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
? when you get a rebate do you get charged tax on the original or discounted price? is it worth getting the l.e.d. lights? we have that answer at 5:00. >> all right. we want to know the answers. thanks, liz. barbara? >>> coming up, eating healthy doesn't just take self-control, it's pricier. we have the number on the cost of eating healthy. >>> parts of the country getting slammed by the inter storm system. creating treacherous conditions. we have a live report from arkansas. veronica, what does the weather look like in our area? >> for us, rain tonight. a winter type weekend with icy travel likely. how much ice and how will it impact your sunday drive and monday morning >>> a shocking police involved crash is just in. let's go to scott macfarlane at the live desk. >> this is powerful video. the person involved is not seriously hurt. san diego, a san diego sheriff squad making a left turn and slamming into that woman on a mobility scooter. the woman's bag knocked to the ground. fortunately, she's expected to be fine. witnesses tell our sister station in san diego the woman had the right
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